Local coach impacting lives of at-risk youth

Local coach impacting lives of at-risk youth

May 24th, 2013 by WRCB-TV Channel 3 in Local - Breaking News

Zach Ferrell and his wife Rachel live in the Highland Park Neighborhood.

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Zach Ferrell and his wife Rachel live in the Highland Park Neighborhood.

A former walk-on and later captain for the UTC men's basketball team, Zach is now impacting more than box scores.

"We wanted to go and be a light in a community that was really dark or struggling or having a hard time," Zach said.

Zach and Rachel have opened their home to children who have crime and poverty all around them. The kids come to eat, sleep, and to experience a safe environment.

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